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Sep 29, 2017

IUU FISHING AROUND THE WORLD IMPACTS U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY

Illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing must be recognized as an important component of U.S. national security. Kaija Hurlburt, Director of Secure Fisheries, spoke to a workshop at the... Read more
Sep 26, 2017

FishCRIME 2017 SYMPOSIUM PROMOTES INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION TO COMBAT FISHERIES CRIME

Secure Fisheries attended the 3rd International FishCRIME Symposium in Vienna, Austria on 25-26 September. The Symposium was organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the... Read more
Sep 19, 2017

SOMALILAND INVESTMENT FORUM ATTRACTS OVER 300 SOMALI ENTREPRENEURS, INVESTORS, AND DONORS TO INCREASE DEVELOPMENT OF SOMALILAND ECONOMY AND FISHERIES SECTOR

Shuraako, a program of One Earth Future, hosted its third Investment Forum in Hargeisa, Somaliland. Business leaders, international donors, NGOs, and government officials came together for three days... Read more
Sustainable global fish stocks
Sep 05, 2017

Stronger International Policies Are Key to Sustaining Global Fisheries

During a recent lecture at the University of California, Santa Cruz, Secure Fisheries’ Robert Mazurek argued that piecemeal fisheries management is undermining efforts for sustainable global... Read more
Aug 29, 2017

Inland Fisheries Are Critical for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Global development plans, driven by the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the associated 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are missing an important opportunity for progress by... Read more
Jul 28, 2017

Food Security, Adaptive Governance, and Biodiversity Affect Community Resilience in Lake Victoria

Secure Fisheries hosted a workshop exploring the links between biodiversity, food security, resource conflict, and adaptive governance in Lake Victoria. Participants from the University of Denver,... Read more
Jul 26, 2017

INDIAN OCEAN COMMISSION RECOMMENDS NEW PRIORITIES FOR ADVANCING THE REGIONAL FISHERIES SURVEILLANCE PLAN TO REDUCE IUU FISHING

In July Secure Fisheries attended the Indian Ocean Commission’s Regional Fisheries Surveillance Plan meeting.  About 150 delegates attended, representing Somalia, Comoros, France/Reunion, Kenya... Read more
Jun 16, 2017

SAFE OCEAN NETWORK REVIEWS BEST PRACTICES FOR FISHING VESSEL INTELLIGENCE

Secure Fisheries’ Director Kaija Hurlburt and Senior Program Manager Robert Mazurek attended the second meeting of the Safe Ocean Network, held on June 15-16, 2017 in Washington, D.C. at the... Read more
Oceans Conference 2017 UN
Jun 05, 2017

OUR OCEAN CONFERENCE MAKES PROGRESS ON UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 14: LIFE BELOW WATER

Secure Fisheries’ Robert Mazurek is attending The United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (The Ocean Conference) in New York. The conference is a... Read more
Maritime Patrol
May 24, 2017

SECURE FISHERIES PRESENTS STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR COLLECTING FISHERIES INTELLIGENCE TO THE AFRICAN PARTNERSHIP STATION

On May 9th Secure Fisheries’ Senior Program Manager, Robert Mazurek attended the annual planning meeting of the African Partnership Station (APS) in Naples, Italy.  APS is U.S. Africa Command’s... Read more

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